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Pfizer jabs could be made in Melbourne

Australia could become the first country in the southern hemisphere to manufacture mRNA coronavirus vaccines, with the Victorian government committing $50 million to the project.

Stolen Big Bird back at Adelaide circus

Thieves who stole a Sesame Street costume from a circus in Adelaide have dubbed themselves the "Big Bird Bandits" after returning their booty and apologising.

Chauvin convicted of murder in Floyd case

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been convicted of murdering George Floyd, a milestone in the fraught racial history of the United States and a rebuke of law enforcement's treatment of black Americans.

Apple unveils slim iMacs, AirTags

Apple Inc has announced a line of slim iMac computers, with a focus on connectivity for a work-from-home world, that uses its own processor chips.

Sydney school teacher admits sex with boy

A Sydney high school teacher who had denied engaging in sexual acts with a student has now pleaded guilty to three charges of intercourse with a 14-year-old boy.

US reviews J&J COVID-19 vaccine

The United States is reviewing reports of a handful of potential cases of severe side effects among people who received Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine, as well as those that led to a pause in its use, a top US public health official says.